Margaret Nyairera Wambui, Emily Cherotich Tuwei, Julius Yego
ATHLETICS

IAAF Worlds: Margaret Wambui, Julius Yego qualifies

In absence of 2013 world 800m champion Eunice Jepkoech Sum, who withdrew following illness, Margaret Wambui Nyairera was the only Kenya who qualified to compete in women’s 800m semi final.

As world javelin defending champion Julius Yego qualifies.

Wambui won in the last heat after Emily Cherotich Tuwei missed a chance to compete in the next event when she finished 6th in 2:07.70.

The Olympic 800m bronze won the race in 2:00.75 to gain automatic qualifier

 

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